For many of us, the final resting place of a friend or family member is a special place where we can think, reflect and pay tribute to them. For all of these reasons, we want to do everything we can to protect their grave site and make sure it stays in excellent condition. There are several possible ways to do this and ensure that their grave remains safe and protected.
We have mentioned in previous blogs that headstones need to be periodically cleaned, but if you want to add an extra dimension of protection, you can also purchase consolidating products which can be applied to the stone and give it an extra layer of defence against the elements. These products are better than standard stone sealers as they still allow the stone to “breathe”. Some people choose to place railings around a grave site to clearly mark the boundaries so that people don’t walk over a burial site, which can potentially cause damage and erosion.
Another way to ensure that a grave site is protected is to install a kerb set. These sets surround the entire site and deter people from walking over the grave, particularly if the middle section is covered with a granite slab or filled in with stone chippings. They do not only offer many practical benefits, but also look amazing, adding a classic and traditional touch to any grave. We offer a wide selection of stunning kerb sets in hardwearing materials which will offer optimal protection for a grave for many decades to come.
These traditional memorials can also be personalised with inscriptions and designs of your choice so you can make them extra special. Just get in touch with us if you would like to learn more about our kerb sets, ledgers and the other unique memorials we offer to our customers. We will do all we can to ensure you have a special place to visit your loved one for many years to come.